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Deduction tells Distribution by Alan Sontag & Oswald Jacoby

Source: The Southeast Missourian – 16 Mar 1978 Oswald: “It was customary in the old books on play to give an example of how declarer would figure...

Counting the Hand by Oswald Jacoby and Alan Sontag

Gadsden Times – Feb 18, 1982 Here is a fairly simple example of counting the hand from Kelsey’s “‘Advanced Play at Bridge.” For Kelsey, it...

Use the Entry Squeeze by Oswald Jacoby and Alan Sontag

Rome News-Tribune – Jan 31, 1982 Today’s hand is an example of a play called “‘entry squezze.” This play was described by Geza Ottlik in a 1967 article...

Excellent Card Play by Oswald Jacoby and Alan Sontag

Sarasota Journal – 29 May 1981 In today hand, South overbid by at least a queen but made up for it by excellent card play. North should have...

Coup Stands Test of Time by Alan Sontag

The Southeast Missourian – 25 Jul 1979 Some years ago in discussing the Bath coup, we made the mistake of referring to Bath as a seaside resort...

A Ligthner Double By Oswald Jacoby and Alan Sontag

Source: The Times-News - 21 Jul 1978  Opening lead: 2 After South's opening bid showing a game-forcing hand, South ended as the declarer of a diamond slam. East...

The Obligatory Finesse by Alan Sontag & Oswald Jacoby

Source: It Pays To Give Cards A Chance By OSWALD JACOBY And ALAN SONTAG **Source: Wikipedia: Alan M. Sontag (born May 2, 1946) is an American professional bridge player. He...

Broken Suit Play is Correct By Alan Sontag

Source: Daily News – 7 Sep 1979 There is a well-known principle of suit play when you have a broken trump suit and a broken side suit. This...

No Escape by Brian Senior

Results Videos   Facebook Bulletins C. Cards Participants Source: Bulletins Alan Sontag was for many years one of the finest Open players in the world. Now concentrating on the Seniors, at least...

The Case of the Careless Expert By James O. Jacoby

Source: Ludington Daily News - 30 Oct 1986  Lead: 7 It's no secret that, if each trick lost by sloppy defense since bridge began were one floor of a skyscraper,...

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